May 2023

Whitehaven man jailed for child sex offences

A man from Whitehaven has today (May 30) been jailed to five years in prison and been placed on the Sex Offenders Register indefinity for child sex offences.

Clive Hornsby, 61, of Solway Road, Whitehaven appeared at Carlisle Crown Court today for the offences of

  • Gross indecency with a boy

  • Two counts of Indecent assault on a boy

  • Offender 18 or over inciting a boy to engage in sexual activity

The offences relate to incidents between 2002 and 2006.